Cyprus Journal of Medical Sciences
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Occupational Burnout in Healthcare Workers

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Retired, Formerly: Department of Family Medicine, Akdeniz University School of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey

Cyprus J Med Sci 2017; 2: 61-63
DOI: 10.5152/cjms.2018.295
Read: 1050 Downloads: 381 Published: 23 July 2019

Abstract

Depression, burnout, and psychosomatic disease evolve owing to chronic stress due to the profession of healthcare workers. The diagnosis and management of burnout is a challenge. Although burnout is similar to depression, it fails to meet any of the latter’s diagnostic criteria. The affected individual might commit suicide if not appropriately managed. Interventions to the individual might have, besides institutional improvements by the inclusion of the institutional management to process, beneficial effects on the prevention of burnout. 

 

Cite this article as: Yaman H, Occupational Burnout in Healthcare Workers. Cyprus J Med Sci 2017; 2: 61-3.

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